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Design - Drawing No2 - Science and Art Department - South Kensington - Permanent Buildings - Tunnel under Exhibition Road
  • Drawing No2 - Science and Art Department - South Kensington - Permanent Buildings - Tunnel under Exhibition Road
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Drawing No2 - Science and Art Department - South Kensington - Permanent Buildings - Tunnel under Exhibition Road

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    South Kensington (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870-90 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing with watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1043-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 181, box B

Physical description

Pen and ink drawing with watercolour, on paper backed with linen. The design comprises a plan, longitudinal section and four cross sections of a tunnel proposed to go under Exhibition Road from the basement floor of the Science Schools (now the Henry Cole Wing). The interior of the tunnel contains flights of steps at either end, and is finished with simple architectural detailing: pilasters supporting round-headed arches with compartmented soffits, and an entablature running the length of the passage. Scale bar; some annotations. The sheet is entitled 'DRAWING NO 2 - SCIENCE AND ART DEPARTMENT - SOUTH KENSINGTON - PERMANENT BUILDINGS - TUNNEL UNDER EXHIBITION ROAD'.

Place of Origin

South Kensington (made)

Date

ca. 1870-90 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing with watercolour on paper

Dimensions

:, Height: 23.5 in, Width: 35.5 in

Descriptive line

Design for Victoria and Albert Museum, tunnel under Exhibition Road, about 1870-1890

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Pen and ink and watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Architectural drawing

Categories

History of the V&A; Architecture; Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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